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Music Teacher Resume: Sample & Writing Guide [20+ Tips]

Music Teacher Resume: Sample & Writing Guide [20+ Tips]

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Music Teacher Resume Sample

 

Mark Marshall

239-672-0422

mmarshall@mail.com

 

Summary of Qualifications

 

State certified music teacher with 6+ years of experience in music instruction and music history teaching. Planned and taught curriculums for elementary and high school students and organized a variety of school choir performances. At Collins Elementary School developed an extra-curricular teaching program that prepared students for a secondary music school exam and resulted in a 100% pass rate. Seeking to bring passion and expertise to your classroom.

 

Work Experience

 

Music Teacher

St. Peter’s High School, Orlando, FL

Sep 2015–Jul 2018

  • Designed and taught music history curriculum to over 200 9-12th graders.
  • Managed classes of up to 30 students and maintained a positive classroom environment.
  • Provided students with clear learning objectives and developed monthly assessment plans.
  • Organized school trips to cultural institutions, including theatres and concert halls.
  • Directed a students’ chorus group and prepared them to school performances.

Key achievement:

  • Organized a city hall school chorus concert that raised funds for new music classroom equipment.

 

Music Teacher

Collins Elementary School, Gainesville, FL

Jan 2012–Aug 2015

  • Managed 7 classes at various grade levels (from 4th to 6th grade).
  • Planned music lessons and integrated cultural topics to the general curriculum.
  • Instructed students in guitar playing and singing and promoted music appreciation.
  • Created authorial teaching materials using different technology, such as EarTrainer and SmartMusic apps, microphones, and recording equipment.
  • Organized monthly music performances which involved individual student singers and a school choir.
  • Run after-school choir workshops and rehearsal sessions.

Key achievement:

  • Developed an extra-curricular teaching program that prepared students for secondary music school exams. The project resulted in a 100% pass rate.

 

Education

 

Master of Music Education

University of Florida in Gainesville, FL

2012-2015

 

Bachelor of Music Education

University of Florida in Gainesville, FL

2009-2012

 

Applied Music Diploma

Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

2009

 

Key Skills

 

  • Communication
  • Students interactions management
  • Enthusiasm and friendliness
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Lesson scheduling
  • Instructional skills
  • Listening skills
  • Perceptiveness
  • Playing the piano and guitar
  • Knowledge of musical elements (rhythm, articulation, tempo, flow)
  • Knowledge of recording equipment

 

Hobbies and Interests

 

  • Playing the guitar in a jazz band, The Strings
  • Musical therapy
  • History of dance

 

Certifications

 

  • Music in Early Childhood Education Course Certificate, 2014
  • Music Teacher Certificate from the Florida Department of Education, 2015

 

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Emilia Mucha
Emilia is a career expert sharing all kinds of job hunting advice. At Zety, she writes dedicated guides that help readers create job-winning resumes and cover letters.

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